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Rays lose combined perfect game bid in 9th

BALTIMORE -- The Tampa Bay Rays' bid for the first combined perfect game in major league history ended Sunday with a leadoff single in the ninth inning by the Orioles' Hanser Alberto.

The hit off reliever Ryan Yarbrough came Sunday at Camden Yards. Alberto hit an easy grounder to the right side, through the Rays' overshifted infield.

Tampa Bay's try came two days after a pair of Los Angeles Angels pitchers teamed up for a no-hitter while wearing the jerseys of late teammate Tyler Skaggs.

Rays right-hander Ryne Stanek pitched the first two innings before Yarbrough took over.